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Diabetes Devices monitor and help to manage your blood sugar levels to try to stay within the target range, helping prevent complications of diabetes.

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Kerri Morrone Sparling reviews the 2nd annual Roche Social Media Summit – and the real change put into action as a result of the first Summit.
Although no one ever said insulin pump management was easy, we’re very happy that new tools are emerging that can make pumping easier and better. We have often wondered...
At the ATTD meeting, we had our first look at the combination Animas/Dexcom integrated pump/continuous glucose monitor (CGM). We weren’t allowed to take pictures, but we...
D. Medical's Spring Universal Infusion Set has been cleared by the FDA. After almost 18 months of review at the FDA, D. Medical’s subsidiary Spring-Set Health Solutions...
Abbott has just received approval for its blood-glucose monitoring strip for the Freestyle Lite. Beyond the fact that it’s easier to use, we're excited about it for...
As we wrote in New Now Next in diaTribe #24, Insulet and DexCom submitted their combined insulin pump-continuous glucose monitor (CGM) device for FDA approval during an...
Kelly shares her thoughts on recent reimbursement and regulatory news for diabetes devices.
What if a closed-loop system used three hormones, instead of one? Gary Scheiner discusses the possibility.
A next gen weight management and fitness tool— type 1 patient Adam Brown shares his thoughts on BodyMedia’s FIT Weight Management System.
Jeffrey Brewer, the JDRF's new president and CEO (and father of a type 1 child) reveals some completely new directions for the JDRF.
Medtronic’s new Enlite sensor appears to be a big step forward from the currently available Sof-Sensor shown above (bottom right). Medtronic held its first “hands-on”...
One of the most talked-about announcements at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) was a new blood glucose monitor that will connect to the iPhone...
The LAP-BAND is a weight-loss device that is implanted around the top of the stomach using minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery, which effectively creates a small...
Bayer presented an interactive overview of its CGM product in development, which has a number of features that the company says will make it easier to use than current...
We had a great time at AADE learning more about what DexCom has in the works—primarily this relates to work toward FDA approval for its fourth-generation continuous...
Want to progress faster with CGM? Gary Scheiner provides useful tips on how to downsize the downsides and realize the full benefits of the technology.
Allergan’s LAP-BAND, an implantable weight-loss device. Following an FDA advisory committee ’s recommendation last December (see New Now Next in diaTribe #28), the FDA...
At the recent American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) conference in San Antonio, Texas, Tandem Diabetes Care unveiled its anticipated new insulin pump, the t:...
Will CGM be for the masses or just the highly motivated? See Jim Hirsch's thoughts on the matter.
Dexcom recently received CE Mark approval for its fourth-generation CGM sensor, clearing the new sensor for use in Europe. The company plans to first feature the sensor...

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